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Gerhard Wagner, right, founder and CEO of Wimex, receives the Federal Order of Merit award.
on December 10, 2013

Wimex CEO Gerhard Wagner receives German federal award of merit

Wimex leader recognized for his entrepreneurial and social commitment

Gerhard Wagner, founder and CEO of Wimex Agricultural Products Import & Export GmbH , has been awarded by German President Joachim Gauck with the Order of Merit of the of the Federal Republic of Germany .

Prime Minister Dr. Rainer Haseloff presented the award.

The Order of Merit honors Wagner's outstanding entrepreneur skills, his social commitment and his courage to innovate. A native of the east-Hassian Mountains, Wagner embodies the integration of the two German states after reunification and the associated economic development, particularly in the region Köthen.

Wagner is a prominent figure in the German and international agricultural and food economies. With numerous engagements and presidencies in national and international associations, he has shaped the agricultural and food industry significantly. 

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